Experience in international forums
There is an increasing demand for English barristers in international cases overseas and members’ skills in forensic analysis, advisory work and advocacy are in demand in many different forums.
International arbitration is now the principal method of resolving international disputes involving states, individuals and corporations.
Members of Atkin Chambers have acted in arbitrations operating under the rules and procedures of all the major arbitral institutions including the international organisations of the ICC, IDRC, LCIA, UNCITRAL and ICSID, and the more regional organisations such as the SCAI in Switzerland, the SCC in Stockholm, DIAC in Dubai and ADCCAC in Abu Dhabi, the HKSIAC and CIETAC in Hong Kong, SIAC in Singapore, KCAB in Korea, AIAC in Malaysia and the AAA in the Americas.
Some members are qualified to appear in the courts of other jurisdictions such as Northern Ireland, Hong Kong, Trinidad and Tobago, Tanzania and the DIFC in Dubai.
Our members are frequently nominated to sit on international dispute boards and represent clients in all forms of alternative dispute resolution across the globe. Many are on international arbitrator panels such as the DIFC, KLRCA, SIAC and HKIAC panels. For further details see Our People. Barristers can also be engaged to act as expert on English law in foreign cases.
Within Chambers there are members with a working knowledge of French, German, Urdu, Mandarin, Cantonese, Spanish, Italian, Polish and Arabic. Members are also regularly invited to speak at international law conferences and global industry events.